The 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death outside a Paris school
The 17-year-old was stabbed in the ribs surrounded by youngsters, thought to be students, near Lycée Charles de Gaulle in the French capital.
Le Parisian said the teenage boy collapsed and died outside the school in Paris’s 20th arrondissement as the youngsters fled.
The attacker is on the run, according to local media.
There was a fight in front of the school, one against one, with blows of punches and then there was a knife there.
It is thought the boy was knifed during a fight outside school this afternoon.
Eyewitnesses said the victim tried to pull the knife out of his ribs before he died.
One student said: "There was a fight in front of the school, one against one, with blows of punches and then there was a knife there.”
A support unit has been set up at the school to comfort shocked pupils who witnesses the killing.
Police say the attacker is on the run following the stabbing outside Lycée Charles de Gaulle
A police source said "two suspicious individuals" were seen near the school
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A police source said "two suspicious individuals" were seen near the school before the attack.
Police said the circumstances of the killing are still unclear.
French education minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem has expressed her condolences.
More to follow…